This is a great idea to do when looking for a creative writing idea with a winter theme. This 9-page packet will give you what you need. First you will teach a minilesson on personification. The culminating activity will be the creative writing assignment---where the students will demonstrate their understanding of personification.
Included this 9-page packet is:
-overhead transparencies / personification printables
-I Am A Snowflake writing activity
-I Am A Snowflake grading rubric
-Printable snowflake writing paper
-teacher notes page including bulletin board ideas